Be clear on who is not a nurse
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Be clear on who is not a nurse

Three years at university is the registered nurse’s qualification. Until you do that, you should never have the title of nurse. If I was being cared for I’d want to know exactly who was who. There are many limitations to what HCAs and unqualified staff can do. Having been an HCA, and now a registered nurse, there is a big difference.

Nursing Standard. 32, 5,30-30. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.5.30.s31

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